Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IDF - the ground and air and naval forces of Israel
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
sayeret, Sayeret Matkal, Sayeret Mat'kal - Israel's elite secret commando unit responsible for counterterrorist and top secret intelligence gathering and hostage rescue missions
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
References in periodicals archive ?
The Air Force said that the upgrades to the IDF will not only lengthen the lifespan of the fighter jet, but it will also increase equipment availability and solve logistical problems, while simultaneously improving avionics, fire control and weapons launch systems.
It was cleared for publication Sunday the IDF had exploded a Hamas terror tunnel reaching hundreds of meters into Israeli territory.
In 1982, it was felt necessary by the IDF Board of Directors, that in order to have proper and continued representation of the IDF MA's from all over the world, regions should be created.
Understanding Risk: The IDF will support a better understanding of hazards and the exposure and vulnerability of people and assets to those hazards.
Continue reading "New Video Supports Testimony of IDF Soldier Who Killed Wounded Palestinian Attacker" at.
The Board directed that IDF OI may enhance its outreach among overseas Indians, through visits to the UK and Qatar.
Bottom line is, we were wrong," IDF spokesman Brig.
The IDF World Dairy Summit 2015 is expected to attract between 1200 and 1500 participants from all over the world.
Israeli women are taking naked photos of them with their breasts, behind and other "sexy" body parts written with the message "I Love IDF" to boost IDF soldiers' morale.
The IDF has been operating, in the last few years, in a variety of ways, to strengthen the value of IDF service, and to fight the phenomenon of enlistment evasion, in order to preserve the societal value that sees the IDF as the people's army," he added.
Yoav Galant, the appointed successor to current Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi, warned that Israel will launch a new war on Gaza if another IDF soldier is captured by a Palestinian faction, reported pan-Arab daily AL QUDS AL ARABI online Monday.
On July 12, 2006, IR forces executed a deliberate ambush inside Israel against two IDF armored vehicles using anti-tank mines and rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs).